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Wednesday, 6 May 2009

365 Cards Day 67 & Di Hickman May # 1

It's Day 67 at 365 Cards and the challenge today is to 'Think Pink' and make a card where the predominant colour is pink.

Been to the hospital to visit Grandad so I was late getting back, by the time we'd had something to eat and do some washing I couldn't hit my craft room until 10:30pm so needed to do something quite quick. As soon as I saw Di Hickmans sketch which she revealed this evening I knew what I was going to do.

I pulled out my DCWV Blossoms & Butterflies pad and the backing paper is an offcut from another card I had made previously. The paper has silver metallic swirls on it (which have scanned in black, sorry) I absolutely adore it and I'm glad I could use the offcut as I only have 1 sheet left - 1 to use , 1 to stroke LOL

The scalloped 'ribbon' is a scrap piece of card that I cut a scalloped border from using a Fiskars Shapecutter template. The stitched ribbon is a self adhesive DCWV. The butterfly is a Cuttlebug die and emboss combi with a small amount of pink ink on the edges. I have folded the wings up and only stuck it down in the centre. The scanner has squashed it but it springs straight back up. The pink gems are Paperchase and I used a tiny bit of silver gel pen on the ends of the antennae.

I have left the card without a sentiment but may add something at a later point in time. 

I'm glad Pam gave us an easier challenge today as I don't think I would have been able to complete the challenge this evening otherwise.

9 comments:

Audrey said...

What a lovely pinkie card! Luv the swirls at the corner.

Census (aka Cen aka June.S) said...

A really stylish card..love it!!

Bex said...

Very nice, that shade of pink is gorgeous and with the black looks stunning, see I never would have thought have that, not to self: use black with brights, it looks ace!

Jeannie said...

Oh so glamourous! Stunning!

Peace and Luv,
Jeannie

~amy~ said...

wow...love your very striking card!!

kristie sessions said...

wonderful! I love that bold pink color. just knocks your socks off!

The Mommy said...

OMG! I LOVE this! Beautiful!

-Oh My Gluestick!

Julie said...

Love the colours, gosh you were up late crafting, that's dedication for you.

Di Hickman said...

Beautiful card Mandy!!! Love the color and great job with the sketch! TFS!!!